Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs (New Zealand)

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Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs
Agency overview
Jurisdiction New Zealand
Headquarters Level 2, ASB Building,
101-103 The Terrace,
Wellington
WELLINGTON 6140
Employees 48 FTE staff [1]
Annual budget Vote Pacific Island Affairs
Total budget for 2014/15
$10,151,000[2]
Minister responsible Hon Peseta Sam
Lotu-Iiga

- Minister for
Pacific Peoples
Agency executive Pauline Winter
- Chief Executive
Website mpia.govt.nz

The Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs (MPIA) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with advising the government on policies and issues affecting Pasifika communities in New Zealand.

MPIA seeks to promote the status of Pasifika peoples in New Zealand by keeping them informed of the issues, then acting as an advocate in dealing with other state sector organisations.[3]

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